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The Iraq war was fought by one-half of one percent of us. And unless we were part of that small group or had a relative who was we went about our lives as usual most of the time: no draft no new taxes no changes. Not so for the small group who fought the war and their families.

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The craft Emmys are kind of the kids' table at Thanksgiving. You're not really invited to the big dance. It's still really really exciting and the statue still counts.

The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft every day - the belief even in the face of obstacles that you've got something worth saying.

Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands kill their children practice witchcraft destroy capitalism and become lesbians.

Feminism is a socialist anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands kill their children practice witchcraft destroy capitalism and become lesbians.

Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely the teacher considers it his first task to make him a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft.

I've always remembered something Sanford Meisner my acting teacher told us. When you create a character it's like making a chair except instead of making someting out of wood you make it out of yourself. That's the actor's craft - using yourself to create a character.

Invented languages have often been created in tandem with entire invented universes and most conlangers come to their craft by way of fantasy and science fiction.

I have seen the science I worshiped and the aircraft I loved destroying the civilization I expected them to serve.

Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft.

I would love to direct but I feel like directing is a whole separate craft and so I tend to respect it as a separate craft that I would need to study first. So right now I'm still trying to do certain things as an actor and until I get bored of that or I feel completely fed by that then I'll move into directing.

If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job.

If you're lucky as you get older you respect the craft and it becomes a skill.

The cinema began with a passionate physical relationship between celluloid and the artists and craftsmen and technicians who handled it manipulated it and came to know it the way a lover comes to know every inch of the body of the beloved. No matter where the cinema goes we cannot afford to lose sight of its beginnings.

Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world it's not a driver - art imitates life.

I always liked the magic of poetry but now I'm just starting to see behind the curtain of even the best poets how they've used tried and tested craft to create the illusion. Wonderful feeling of exhilaration to finally be there.

I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry I can do that.

I think when kids just see well-crafted poetry it's just obtuse to them. It's hard to relate to.

Well you can't teach the poetry but you can teach the craft.

We travel together passengers on a little spaceship dependent on it's vulnerable reserves of air and soil all committed for our safety to it's security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care the work and the love we give our fragile craft.

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked.

It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long where it really is nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.

Everything starts and ends with the song and working with writers and really learning their process and craft was an invaluable experience.

I spent a lot of years just learning my craft and falling down in front of the camera.

That first year at Universal was a big blur and naturally I thought they were wasting me. I didn't realize at the time that I was learning my craft and acting more easily in front of the camera.